My BIG Program
A series of learning modules designed to help you take your small business to the next level.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
My BIG Program is a 11 week education program designed to help your small business grow. BIG stands for Businesses Investing in Growth. Our Program Facilitator will lead a select group of business owners through a series of LIVE learning modules, requiring you to dig deep into your business finance & operations, contracting, marketing, human resources and more. In the end, program participants walk away with an actionable business plan, positioned to take your company to the next level.
When & Where
The 2017 Program Kickoff and Class #1 begins October 2. Class meets every other Monday from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Uptown Charlotte.
How it Works
The My BIG Program curriculum is organized into five unique learning modules – each with three phases: PRE class work, IN class work and POST class work. Each phase incorporates interaction with your assigned peer group to discuss the dynamics of the coursework.
Tuition for CMBCC Members is $250. Non-members pay $500 (which includes a 1-year CMBCC Membership). Your tuition covers in-class learning modules & online webinars, participant workbook and other program materials.
Who Can Apply
Companies in any industry of focus that have been in business for at least 3 years and that had a minimum of $150,000 in annual revenue in 2016 can apply.
Who Can Attend
Program Participants must be a business owner or a member of your company’s executive leadership team. Only one person per company may attend the in-class modules.
Enrollment is OPEN for the 2017 My BIG Program. Submit your application on or before Monday, September 18.APPLY NOW
Designed by SMS Advisors, a leading supply management expert, our program curriculum focuses on practical business skills that you can apply immediately.
Through collaboration with Wells Fargo and other Corporate Partners, participants engage with and learn from business owners & professionals at every organizational level.
At graduation, My BIG Program Participants leave armed with a solid growth strategy and an actionable business plan that will keep your business on track for years to come.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
CLARIFY YOUR VISION – Creating a formal growth strategy for your business helps provide direction when the waters get murky.
LONG RANGE PLANNING – Knowing how to forecast your company’s revenue and operating budget can make or break your business.
RISK & COMPLIANCE – Learn how to draft a sub-contractor and / or partnership agreement with appropriate terms & conditions.
RESOURCE OPTIMIZATION – Get strategies for maximizing customer or client intelligence and determining critical resource roles & responsibilities.
WIN BUSINESS – Develop a targeted clientele marketing strategy.
2017 DATES AND TOPICS:
My BIG Program was developed to facilitate an application-based learning experience with actionable results for small business owners. Participants are required to attend all 5 modules to receive a certificate of completion.